Kick-starting the circular economy amongst SMEs in Europe


The European Commission invites SME support organisations, green solution providers and regional authorities in the European Union to put themselves forward if they are interested in participating in a pilot project providing...


Level(s): a common sustainable language for the buildings sector


Level(s) is a voluntary reporting framework to improve the sustainability of buildings. Using existing standards, Level(s) provides a common EU approach to the assessment of environmental performance in the built...


Healthy and energy efficient buildings: the potential of ECO-SEE materials


With energy efficiency in buildings high up on the European political agenda, Brussels is certainly the place where awareness about the importance of energy performant buildings is prominent. But less people might be aware of how...


Publication of NTPs Network Newsletter N° 11


The network of the National Construction Technology Platforms has published the 11th edition of its newsletter, with contributions from: ECTP on its General Assembly and 2017 PPPs Impact workshopDG Growth on the Construction...


TRA2018: 2nd Call for Interactive Zone Demonstrations & Showcases open until 15 September 2017!


Under the heading of “A digital Era for Transport”, the Transport Research Arena 2018 will be held on 16-19 April in Vienna, Austria. The TRA 2018 conference and exhibition will be enhanced by an interactive zone, a room for...


Maximising the impact of EU Research & Innovation programmes: LAB-FAB-APP report of the independent High Level Group


Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research, Science & Innovation, hosted the stakeholders conference ‘Research & Innovation – shaping our future’ on July 3rd. Chaired by Pascal Lamy, a High Level Group bringing together 12...


Support Services for Exploitation of Research Results (SSERR)


At the occasion of EUSEW, flyers were distributed by the EC reminding about the special service launched last year in order to help completed and ongoing research projects in the field of energy to breach the gap between research...


Upcoming Events


CISBAT 2017, 6-8 September, Lausanne (CH)

AIVC 2017, 13-14 September, Nottingham (UK)

International Refurbishment Symposium, 15 September, London (UK)

Smart Field Visit, 21 September, Tampere (FI)

Conference on Advanced Building Skins, 2-3 October 2017, Bern (CH)

Renovate Europe Day 2017, 10 October, Brussels (BE)


Introduction to this issue


This newsletter contains a selection of information dedicated to Research & Innovation for the Construction & Built Environment sector. Access all the news published on ECTP website here.

You are kindly invited to contribute by sending us proposals of news or events to ECTP Secretariat.


Thank you!
ECTP Secretariat


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Industrial Innovation Info Days 2017, 3-4 October, Brussels (BE)